Local And State Leaders Join Burns Science and Technology Charter School (Burns Sci Tech) Leaders and Students to Cut Ribbon On New High School In Oak Hill, Fla.

WASHINGTON D.C. (AUG. 5, 2022) – Building Hope, a non-profit foundation dedicated to creating high-quality K-12 charter school opportunities for students through its expertise in real estate, finance and operational services, yesterday celebrated the official grand opening of Burns Science and Technology High School (Burns Sci Tech) in Oak Hill, FL after breaking ground less than a year ago.

Education is Purple

As the Chief Marketing Officer, I’m tasked with creating shiny pitch lines like, “We build communities. We build schools. We build hope,” but what makes it so meaningful is that it is 100% true. I was a client before I signed on for the big show, and I would tell everyone within earshot that Building […]

Building Hope Announces Winners of First Annual Impact Awards

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2022) – Building Hope, a non-profit dedicated to creating high-quality K-12 public charter school opportunities for students through its expertise in real estate, finance and operational services, awarded a total of $135,000 in grants.

Let’s Talk About Allyship: A Key Piece of the Puzzle

The pandemic has had devastating impacts on student learning and well-being. Over the last two years, schools have faced shutdowns, distance learning, and severe staff shortages. Furthermore, students and educators continue to struggle with mental health challenges and concerns about learning loss. As schools navigate the “new normal” reality of a lingering pandemic, how can […]

Shine Brighter: Three Stories of How to Lead With Love

The Shellie-Ann Braswell “Shine Brighter” award is named after a woman who was an amazing volunteer, mother, wife, friend, professional, community leader, and loving person who made every effort she was involved with, shine brighter. Building Hope, ShinePR, and Shellie’s husband Allie Braswell have come together to sponsor grants to shine a light on the […]

Community Engagement: Proactively Involving Families and Cities in Education

Effective community engagement is integral to helping charter schools thrive where they are planted. A school’s impact on both its internal community of families and educators, as well as its impact on the local external community can create a vibrant and supportive culture. To highlight how important charter schools are to their communities, Building Hope […]